Air Mauritius has announced that from 16 November 2022 the airline will resume two flights weekly from Cape Town to Mauritius. The 5-hour direct flights will depart from Cape Town International Airport at 22:05 and arrive at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius at 05:10, and will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays. The return flights will depart from Mauritius at 16:15 and arrive in Cape Town at 20:20, also every Wednesday and Sunday.
These flights will transport travellers safely and in style with the latest Airbus A350-900 and Airbus A330-900NEO aircraft, and include the airline’s world-renowned island hospitality, on-board WiFi and lie-flat Business Class seats to allow passengers to start their holiday or business trip the moment they step on board.
The A350-900 offers Air Mauritius customers the utmost in comfort, well-being and personal space with the widest seats of any jetliner in its category and large panoramic windows. Sophisticated cabin air management systems allow for better temperature and humidity control in both classes and the cabin is also up to four times quieter than competing aircraft. There are 28 lie-flat seats in Business Class in a 1-2-1 configuration and 298 Economy Class seats in a 3-3-3.
The A330-900NEO has eco-friendliness built into its very DNA, offering 25% less fuel burn per seat and CO2 emissions than similar aircraft. The WiFi-equipped aircraft offers 28 Business Class seats and 260 Economy Class seats with enviable cabin space for an exclusive inflight experience – larger bins, more personal space and the latest generation inflight entertainment system and the quietest cabin in its category.
Air Mauritius currently operates seven flights per week between Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport and Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. From December 2022 to January 2023, additional scheduled operations are planned between South Africa and Mauritius.